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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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Each animated gif has a control block and an image block for each image.
PulseConnect will make the Cinegif technology platform available to its customers and actively market the use of animated GIFs as a unique and attractive way to visually enhance email campaigns.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Cinegif[R], an Austin, Texas-based technology company known for its patented visual content conversion software, announces the launch of a cloud-based platform which is specifically designed to enable professionals to produce high quality animated GIFs more easily than ever before.
The animated gif combines two separate 60-second exposures of ISON and shows the comet moving against a background of stars.
Macromedia has launched a new public beta version of its Flash Generator for authoring graphic templates on Power Macintosh platforms and is designed to output JPEG and PNG files, in addition to binary Flash files, GIF and animated GIF.
The small, animated GIF file sizes still make a big impact, delivering motion and engagement without the hassles of traditional video and without chewing through the user's data plan.
GIF decompiling, image combing, and two-way conversion between animated GIF and AVI movie formats are also supported.
Images can be exported as JPGs or stitched together in the software to create animated GIF or Flash files.
This is the dream tool for all web page or animation makers - both professionals and hobbyists - who want to make animated files in many different formats such as AVI, animated GIF, sequenced PNG files, or as a Windows-based EXE.
Demonstrated on stage at Google I/O, it can take a batch of photographs captured in the same place at around the same time and automatically turn them into an animated GIF.
In addition, NeoPaint for Windows includes some powerful built-in Animation Tools for creating and editing animated GIF files and a built-in Icon Editor for creating and editing Windows icons and cursors.
However, the rising popularity of the animated GIF does present a challenge for people with epilepsy who are sensitive to visual stimuli.